RANDOM TIDS & BITS- Thurs 12/07/17

Alec Guinness didn’t like being in “Star Wars”, so he suggested to George Lucas that he should kill off the Obi-Wan Kenobi character to get him out of it. But . . . he also made a FORTUNE from the movies, because in his contract he’d negotiated to get 2.25% of Lucas’s royalties.

Pepperoni is an American food.  In Italian, “peperoni” with one “P” is the word for bell peppers and there’s no salami named “pepperoni” with two “P’s” used as a pizza topping.

The FDA allows any product with five calories or less to be labeled “calorie free” . . . and the manufacturers are allowed to round down and put zero calories on their nutrition label.